Fast-Track Your Analytics Journey to SAS Viya

Get more done with a faster, more productive AI and analytics platform.

Why move from SAS®9 to SAS Viya?

As a cloud-native AI, analytics and data management platform, SAS Viya enables you to scale cost-effectively, increase productivity and innovate faster, backed by trust and transparency.

Who benefits from moving to SAS Viya?

Business Analysts & Executives

  • Significant return on investment.
  • Faster time to decisions, insights and innovative results.
  • Seamless enterprise wide collaboration.

Data Scientists

  • Rapid investigation and optimization with end-to-end analysis and extensive modeling using parallel processing.
  • Faster model development and deployment with AutoML.
  • Ability to use your language of choice and open data formats on one platform.
  • Continuous collaboration.


  • Powerful IT administration, with scalable system administration and functionality.
  • Works on all popular public and private cloud systems.
  • Facilitates consolidation of multiple analytics platforms across the enterprise.
  • Deploy anywhere, using APIs in a containerized or self-managed infrastructure.

Look Who's Working Smarter With SAS Viya

  • Making buildings and business more secure with analytics and AI

    SAS is helping industrial company Comelit Group modernize how decisions are made, combining the most successful analytics and AI platform with the flexibility and scalability of the cloud.

  • Transforming bank operations with advanced analytics and AI in the cloud

    SAS is helping the National Bank of Greece pursue digital transformation backed by advanced analytics in its quest to become more agile and modern while improving profitability.

  • Optimizing the supply chain with analytics & IoT

    SAS is helping Georgia-Pacific improve equipment efficiency, reduce downtime, optimize processes and shipping logistics, and predict customer churn.

  • Strengthening the fight against antimicrobial resistance via data visualization

    Global in vitro diagnostics leader bioMérieux, Inc., is using SAS to revolutionize antimicrobial stewardship and empower informed clinical decision making, enabling labs, hospitals and pharmacies to attain real-time insights for improved care.

    The analytics you need – delivered on your terms.

    Whether you want to use your own cloud, the SAS Cloud for hosted services or one of the providers listed below, SAS is here for you.

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    Your Path to SAS Viya

    The world is moving faster. We can help you get ahead – and stay there. Check out some of the most common scenarios for moving to SAS Viya.

    Moving From SAS Enterprise Guide® to SAS Studio

    SAS Enterprise Guide is a mainstay for many SAS users – and their loyalty to it can run as deep as loyalty to a favorite sports team. Sound familiar? When you're ready to move to the cloud, SAS Studio – a browser-based, interactive tool – can jumpstart the delivery of data pipelines for your AI/analytics projects.

    Moving From SAS Enterprise Miner to SAS Viya

    Meet changing business needs by combining the power of the cloud with AI. SAS Viya is the perfect environment for training, testing and deploying both open source and SAS models. Plus, you can easily bring your SAS Enterprise Miner models into SAS Viya pipelines to quickly compare them with new models and score new data.

    Explore more resources on moving to SAS Viya.

    • White Paper

      Moving Your SAS®9 Estate to the Cloud: Five Questions to Guide Your Journey

      This paper explores the five questions you need to answer on your cloud journey and provides a Cloud Analytics Value Maturity Model to help you assess your organization’s requirements.


      Get more value from your analytics fast: Optimized AI and analytics in the cloud

      This paper demonstrates that SAS Viya is a more cost-performant and cost-conscious analytics platform available to enterprise cloud users, which translates directly into a productive workforce and powerful analytics.

      White Paper

      Exploring the true economic value of SAS Cloud

      What is the true economic value (TEV) of different cloud options, and how does it affect your business case for undertaking a cloud migration journey? This paper explores the elements of TEV and illustrates a proven model at work.

    • Ask the Expert Webinar

      Why is a SAS®9 content assessment key in migrating to SAS Viya?

      In this webinar, you'll learn how to plan your migration to SAS Viya using a data-driven approach based on the results of a SAS®9 Content Assessment.

      White Paper

      The Total Economic Impact of SAS Viya on Azure

      This Forrester white paper examines the cost savings and business benefits of using SAS Viya on Microsoft Azure, and how it addresses the needs of various organizations migrating to the cloud for operational efficiency.

      SAS Community

      Moving to SAS Viya Community

      In the process of moving from SAS®9 to SAS Viya or considering making the move soon? Join the community to find helpful migration resources.

      Trusted Partnerships That Accelerate Innovation

      Our partners build trust, share your focus, align with your vision, and can help solve your most pressing challenges.

      With Accenture, we can help you harness data to connect the dots across your business – from targeted analytics projects to enterprise-level initiatives.

      We work with Deloitte to help you gain data-driven insights that can improve your business performance.

      EY is embedding analytics capabilities across all our services and investing in industry-specific offerings to make your analytics journey a profitable one.

      We collaborate extensively to ensure our analytics solutions take full advantage of the latest Intel hardware to give you faster access to valuable insights.

      KPMG brings the knowledge, tools and experience to create a sustainable path to CECL and IFRS 9 implementation, and help you seize strategic opportunities.

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